Winslow Bulldogs top Holbrook and Blue Ridge, lose to Cactus Cobras

Matt Ramos connects with a pitch.

Matt Ramos connects with a pitch.

WINSLOW, Ariz. - The Winslow Bulldogs defeated the Cactus Cobras 8-2 March 10 and lost to the Blue Ridge Yellowjackets 16-2 March 14 and defeated the Holbrook Roadrunners 6-0 March 15 in recent action.

The results left them with a 4-6 record going into their game against the Show Low Cougars March 19. The Bulldogs will host the Younker Roughriders March 23. They will play at the Poston Butte Broncos Friday.

In the win over the Cactus Cobras Matt Ramos was the winning pitcher allowing just two runs, only one of which was earned, on just six hits and three walks. He fanned three.

Cactus scored in the first inning on an error and a single but Winslow plated six in the second inning on four hits and three walks. The Bulldogs scored in the top of the third on an error and in the top of the fourth on two hits. Cactus scored in the bottom of the fourth on two hits.

C. J. Chacon led the Bulldogs at the plate with two doubles in four trips. Akeem Foster was one for two. Kuster Kinlicheenie and Nate Hollings were one for three. Rey Chavez-Velez and Ramos were one for four.

In the 16-2 loss to the Blue Ridge Yellowjackets Junior Villanueva took the loss giving up eight runs on eight hits and three walks in two and a third innings. Chavez-Velez worked two innings in relief and gave up seven runs, only three of which were earned on eight hits and two walks. Foster worked two thirds of an inning and allowed one run on one hit and two walks.

Blue Ridge took a 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning on a double and a single and broke the game open in the top of the third scoring nine runs on eight hits and two walks.

Winslow scored in the bottom of the third on singles from Foster, Nate Hollins and Chavez-Velez.

Blue Ridge plated five runs in the top of the fourth and one in the top of the fifth. Winslow scored in the bottom of the fifth on a walk and a single by K. C. Clay but the game was called on the 10 run rule.

Clay and Foster were one for one for the Bulldogs. Chavez-Velez and Ramos were one for two and Hollins was one for three.

In the 6-0 win over the Holbrook Roadrunners, Ramos recorded the seven inning shutout, allowing just five hits and a walk while fanning nine.

Winslow took a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the third inning on a single by Villanueva, a walk to Hollins, Chavez-Velez being hit by the pitch and a single by Ramos.

The Bulldogs scored in the bottom of the fourth on a walk to Villanueva and singles by Matt Bollin and Hollins. The final two runs scored in the bottom of the fifth on a single by Chacon, a walk and a single by Foster.

Bollin and Villanueva were one for two. Hollins, Ramos and Foster were one for three and Chacon was one for four.

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